John Parley Passey

12 June 1851–30 December 1927 (Age 76)
Strensham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Parley

When John Parley Passey was born on 12 June 1851, in Strensham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Passey, was 40 and his mother, Ann New, was 33. He married Elizabeth Clifton on 28 September 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1861. In 1880, at the age of 29, his occupation is listed as farming in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. He died on 30 December 1927, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Parley Passey
Elizabeth Clifton
Marriage: 28 September 1874
Frederick William Passey
George Alvin Passey
Harry Reid Passey
Ada Elizabeth Passey
Edward John Passey
Parley Clifton Passey
Ezra Thomas Passey
Joseph Seth Passey
Oliver Passey
Ida Ann Passey
David Russell Passey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pacey .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    John Parley Passey

    John Parley Passey was born 12 June 1851 in Strensham, England. He was the youngest son of John Passey and Ann New. The Passey family became converts to the Mormon Church in the spring of 1850. As soo …

    Sources (40)

    • John Passey, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John P Passey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • John P Passey in entry for Edward John Passey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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